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#566 of 670 Re: Ford is the worst ever!!!!! [socal19]
Nov 29, 2012 (10:22 pm)
I completely understand the issue you are talking about. I am not sure if you have since received a recall notice from Ford but the issues you are talking about have since been resolved. If you haven't done so yet, take your Focus back to the dealership and they will reprogram the Transmission, Engine, and ABS controls to make these problems disappear. I agree that it is odd that cars were delivered to customers with these problems, but at least Ford has come up with a resolution. Since the software updates my Focus does not roll back on hills, the shifting is smooth, and it is one of the best cars I have owned. Call your dealership because these issues are well documented.
#568 of 670 Re: 2012 Ford Focus DCT [jig_saw]
Dec 03, 2012 (5:12 pm)
Im surprised to read this, That should have been repaired months ago. there was a letter sent out by fomoco explaining what you are experiencing.To all owners of the power shift tranny.
it was a semi recall and it worked great!. I had the same problems but after the update to the computer its a blast to drive!. cant remember the TSA though. I think it 12 b 37. but cant recall. get it done and you will like that dct!.
#569 of 670 Re: Ford is the worst ever!!!!! [focusowner1]
Dec 03, 2012 (5:17 pm)
Yup and it works great. I had mine done in august and havent looked back.
aint nothing wrong with that tranny. one might suppose it hasnt been updated.
Its a cool tranny for sure!
#570 of 670 Re: 2012 Focus all is well [bobananda]
Dec 07, 2012 (5:25 am)
I agree with you 100% I think the real problem is the salesman at the Ford dealers are not telling people that these cars are not traditional automatic transmission but actually a automated MANUAL I researched the car before I bought so I was educating the salesman when I bought mine but can you imagine the disappointment of someone who never drove a stick and then buys a Focus not Knowing itís a automated MANUAL?
#572 of 670 ford dct vs dodge ddct?
Dec 27, 2012 (9:00 am)
Anyone drive both? how different are they? And do you think the dual clutch will survive?
#573 of 670 2012 Ford focus transmission problems
Dec 27, 2012 (3:29 pm)
Iv had problems with my 2012 forcus and my wifes also. I took it to one ford dealer they installed these so called updates and it was good for a while then went back to shit shifting. So I called another ford by me and they were stright forword. saying they have problems with the clutch packs going bad inside the trans and to fix that it needs to be rebuilt. I have warrenties on both and it wont cost a thing. Just letting everyone no thats what the problem seems to be. Plus the transmission are made in china now so that could also be a mistake.
#574 of 670 Re: 2012 Ford focus transmission problems [johnnyb15]
Dec 28, 2012 (7:26 pm)
hey johnny..So are you saying the beefier clutches are available without asking for it without a shotgun, Are we going to get a letter to your fact?. I want the new clutches too! how do I get that done?
#575 of 670 Re: 2012 Ford focus transmission problems [johnnyb15]
Dec 28, 2012 (7:47 pm)
I Have taken it to different dealers they tell me nothing is wrong, so how do you get them to fix something they say has No problems, of course they arent driving it when it almost stalls out or loses power etc.